First Base Solutions Expands Fleet of Aircraft

First Base Solutions to capture oblique imagery for Pictometry 

Markham, ON, Thursday, August 30, 2012 – First Base Solutions acquired two new Cessna aircraft expanding its fleet of aircraft to four. First Base Solutions’ new aircraft are equipped with USGS certified oblique camera systems for capturing oblique imagery for Pictometry in Canada and the US. 


Established in 2000 in Markham, ON, First Base Solutions (FBS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of J.D. Barnes Ltd. and is a provider of orthophotography, parcel mapping, digital elevation models, and other geospatial data to a variety of industries in Ontario and beyond. Professional services include aerial image acquisition, custom mapping, and geospatial software development. FBS is a Google Geospatial, DigitalGlobe, and Teranet partner, and is an authorized reseller of the Google Maps API and Google Earth Enterprise solutions. FBS offers three web applications to access our data: VuMAP, MapWarehouse, and FBSWMS. To learn more please visit


Pictometry International Corp. is the leading provider of data-rich aerial imagery, analytics, integrations and reports, utilizing its patented technology. Geo-referenced and accurate for location-based planning, high resolution Pictometry Intelligent Images enable users to measure sites and structures for area, distance, height, elevation and more directly from their computers or mobile devices. Professionals in the assessment, insurance, construction, oil & gas and other industries plus government agencies use Pictometry imagery daily, overlaying it with GIS data and integrating it into existing systems to create enterprise-wide productivity tools. The company's vast image library of 145 million data-rich images is continually updated and includes assets from 150 countries and territories around the world. To learn more, visit or follow @Pictometry on Twitter.

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